Assistant / Associate Professor - MCG Psychiatry & Health Behavior

Job description

Job ID:  226547   

Position #:  20009267

This position with the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior at the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta University Medical Center. The department features a SAMSHA funded addiction medicine fellowship program accredited by ACGME.

Duties include classroom instruction of addiction medicine fellows, psychiatry residents and medical students and clinical supervision of psychiatry residents and addiction medicine fellows.  The position is responsible for supervision of a substance abuse intensive outpatient treatment program as well as clinics for buprenorphine, naltrexone and esketamine administration. Additional duties include direct patient care in an outpatient clinic setting and provision of addiction medicine consultations on inpatient medical services and in a hospital emergency department.

The position requires taking general psychiatry call including one weekend call per quarter, one holiday per year and telephonic call 1 -2 weeks nights per month. Weekend and holiday call involves conducting general psychiatry rounds in the AU Medical Center Emergency Department and on AU Medical Center medical floors on patients being followed by the department's Psychiatry Consultation Liaison Service.

Minimum Requirements

Must be a MD, DO, or MBBS. Georgia license eligibility and board eligibility are required. Must be eligible to obtain appropriate medical staff membership [i.e., AU Health, Veterans Affairs Medical Center]. Compliance with any applicable state and federal laws and the bylaws and policies of AU and the Board of Regents.

Conditions of Employment

The final candidate will be subject to an approved pre-employment drug screening and a background check. They  will also be required to provide proof of completed academic degree in the form of an original transcript. This includes both undergraduate and post graduate schools. Those candidates trained by a foreign institution will also be required to provide and educational/credential evaluation.

How To Apply

To be considered an applicant for this position, you must apply online at  Please upload your curriculum vitae, research statement, professional reference, etc.

Other Information

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Augusta University is proud to be an equal opportunity employer welcoming applicants for underrepresented groups, including individuals with disabilities and veterans.

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Posted: 4/27/2021
Application Due: 6/26/2021
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